Cambodia is planning three more major infrastructure construction projects, pointed out this morning Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

At the inauguration ceremony of National Road (NR) No. 11 and Prey Veng road with the total length 96.48 kilometres from Neak Loeung, Junction with NR No. 1, Prey Veng province to Thnal Totoeung, Junction with NR No. 7 Thbong Khmum province, Samdech Techo Hun Sen said the three construction projects include a bridge crossing the Mekong River in Kratie province, a road from Staung district of Kampong Thom province to Kratie province, and a bridge across the Tonle Sap River and a road connecting Kampong Chhnang province and Kampong Thom province.

Cambodia has also been studying the construction of a road linking Battambang and Siem Reap provinces, he added, stressing that he had also allowed the study of a road from Lovea Em district of Kandal province to the newly-inaugurated NR11.

COVID-19 pandemic has cost Cambodia a lot of national budget, if there was no COVID-19, the Lovea Em-NR11 road construction project would start immediately, he said.

Samdech Techo Prime Minister took the opportunity to thank China for always supporting the infrastructure development in Cambodia. So far, he indicated, China has assisted the construction of more than 3,000 kilometres of road and many bridges in the Kingdom.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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